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Tala Collection Game Reserve - Figtree House


From being greeted by warthogs as you arrive at the reception area, to having zebras and giraffes visit you in the early morning, Tala Collection Game Reserve offers a memorable stay for all types of travellers. Dining options include traditional outdoor bomas, making it ideal for day conferences, special occasions, weddings and tour groups. Low-key and off the beaten track, Tala spans some 3000 hectares, encompassing a mix of acacia thornveld, open grassland and a sensitive wetland, which attracts more than 380 bird species and plenty of big game including kudu, hippo, buffalo, giraffe, wildebeest and eland. Day visitors are welcome and there are picnic and braai areas surrounding the impressive rock pools swimming area. Activities include game drives, paintball, archery, mountain biking and so much more offering you the perfect opportunity to tap into your inner adventurer.



031 781 8000

R603 Umbumbulu Road







Check-in: 14h00

Check-out: 10h00

Charges: No Key and Breakage Deposit Conservation fee A mandatory conservation fee of R10.00 per person daily (children from 2 years and up included). The fee is paid on arrival at the resort. Day visitors Gate Entry (subject to change) Adults R120 pp Children 3 to 12 R80 pp Under 3 No charge Vehicle R80 Due to the high running cost of generators a daily generator fuel levy might be applied at the resort to ensure uninterrupted power at your room- Please contact the resort for further information.


  • Fig Tree House - Self Catering - 5 double en-suite rooms
  • Fully serviced house and has 5 en-suite rooms for groups
  • of up to ten.
  • 4 x twin bedded rooms with a bath and shower
  • 1 x double bedded room with a bath and shower
  • The homestead has an old-world farm house atmosphere and
  • each room has direct access to the surrounding garden.
  • A veranda off the main lounge overlooks the boma braai area
  • with the rolling hills of Tala in the background. All five rooms
  • have an en-suite bathroom, opening up to a communal open
  • plan lounge with a bar.
  • The large dining room tables are ideal for breakfast or dinner
  • in the privacy of your own house. Being only a walking distance
  • from the Figtree Barn and the Figtree Auditorium, makes Figtree
  • House the perfect place to rest after a long days conferencing or
  • even a night after a wedding. All meals are served at the Tala
  • Restaurant, if you would like to join us for dinner please can you
  • book in advance, all meals and drinks are to be settled at the
  • reception at the end for your stay.
  • Bring your own Charcoal, Matches, Firelighters / Firewood
  • (Available to Purchase) and a Torch.
  • Bring your own extra blankets in Winter.
  • Bring your own Dish Cloths.
  • Bring your own Swimming towels
  • Cutlery, Crockery and Utensils in the unit Champagne Glasses,
  • Red wine glass, Beer glass, Tea cups saucers, Dinner plates, Breakfast
  • bowls, Tea spoons, Soup spoons, Forks, Steak knives, knives, Bread knife,
  • Wooden spoons, Serving spoon, Tongs, Ladle, Pasta spoon, Spachelor,
  • Cheese grater, Whisk, Bottle Opener, Can Opener, Potato peeler, Cutting
  • Board, Small / Medium / Large Pot and Frying Pan.
  • Electrical Appliances in the unit Kettle, Toaster, Microwave, Two plate oven
  • and Fridge freezer. Heater.
  • Bedding, Bath Hand Towels and Bins provided.


  • Game drives - Guests must pre book
  • Archery Paintball (Archery is a 30-45 min Session not a per arrow)
  • Fishing (Rod hire R100 includes a small tackle pack)
  • Mountain Biking (Minimum of 2 riders, Announcement must be made before departure)
  • Game drives (no children under 5yrs old)
  • Off-road cycling
  • Picnic area with large rock pools
  • Braai facilities, pub tuck shop at picnic area (weekends only)
  • Picnic baskets on request from La Tala Restaurant
  • Curio shop
  • Bird watching
  • Segway
  • Wedding conference venues
  • La Tala Restaurant at Aloe Lodge
  • Meals
  • Breakfast
  • Continental and Full English breakfast are served daily in our Main Dining Room as well as in the Garden or on our Terrace in summer time. Monday till Sunday 8H00 10H00
  • Luncheons and Dinners
  • Please note that advance dining reservations are recommended and should be phoned in before the following times
  • Lunch Before 10H00
  • Dinner Before 13H00


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